Greece extends midnight bar curfew to curb local epidemic

On August 13, according to the European Union News Agency, Greece’s Deputy Minister of civil protection hadarias said at an epidemic briefing on August 11 that 961 cases of new coronavirus infection were confirmed in Greece last week, which prompted the government to take more restrictive measures to curb the spread of the epidemic. < / P > < p > it is reported that among the many restrictive measures announced by the Greek authorities, the curfew in restaurants and bars after midnight has attracted the most attention of the Greek people, and the affected areas include Crete, Thessaloniki, Santorini, etc. < / P > < p > according to the regulations, in areas where curfew measures are implemented, bars and restaurants must be closed from midnight to 7 a.m. the next day in addition to takeout service. Violators will be fined 10000 euros and ordered to close for 20 days if they break the rules again. < / P > < p > hadalias, Deputy Minister of the Ministry of civil protection of Greece, said that the number of local confirmed cases and the spread scope and flow rate of the new coronavirus in the community should be taken into account when implementing the new restrictions.

also said that covid-19 is crucial to contain the new crown epidemic. He urged the public to strictly abide by the epidemic prevention code during the 15 day holiday period, “so that we won’t face second waves in a few days”.